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Box erweitert sein Partner-Netzwerk und nimmt in Europa Fahrt auf

Box hat sein europäisches Partnernetzwerk seit der Einführung im letzten Jahr auf 130 Unternehmen erweitert. Das Partner-Programm von Box hat damit im vergangenen Jahr insgesamt verdoppelt. Dazu gehören Partnerschaften mit Unternehmen wie Capgemini, KERNEL Networks, Bechtle-Comsoft, EVRY und CRMWaypoint.

„Die Kombination aus Cloud und mobilen Technologien wirkt sich massiv auf die Strukturierung und die Verwaltung von Unternehmensinformationen aus“, soWayne Cook, VP of Channel and Alliances, EMEA. „Dieser Wechsel erfordert neue Strategien und eine neue Denkweise, die unsere Partner in Europa zusammen mit Box willkommen heißen. Wir haben uns nach Unternehmen umgeschaut, die diese Strategie unterstützen und ein stabiles, weitreichendes Partnernetzwerk aufgebaut.“

Box fokussiert sich auf drei Arten von Partnern: Systemintegratoren, die auch digitale Dienste anbieten, Serviceanbieter mit Cloud-Diensten und das Channel-Netzwerk. In den letzten zwölf Jahren sind viele neue Partner aus diesen Bereichen dem wachsenden Europanetzwerk von Box beigetreten, darunter:

  • Gesamteuropa: Capgemini
  • Großbritannien: Bytes, Softcat, Insight und Methods
  • Frankreich: KERNEL Networks, Econocom, Specialist Computer Centres, Niji und Ei Technologies
  • Deutschland: Bechtle-Comsoft, CANCOM, Deutsche Telekom und SoftwareOne
  • Nordeuropa: EVRY und Envoya
  • Niederlande: CRMWaypoint

Box bietet einfachen und sicheren Zugriff auf Inhalte – überall und auf jedem Gerät. Das Unternehmen hat weltweit über 25 Millionen Benutzer in über 225.000 Unternehmen, von denen 99 Prozent in den Fortune 500 vertreten sind. Box wurde von Forrester Research („The Forrester Wave™: Plattformen zur Synchronisation und Weitergabe von Dateien, Q3 20131) und auch von Gartner, Inc. („MarketScope-Analyse für die Dateisynchronisierung und -freigabe in Unternehmen2) als Spitzenreiter im Bereich Dateisynchronisierung und -freigabe bezeichnet.

Ausgewählte Zitate von Partnern aus ganz Europa

Großbritannien – Capgemini, Anne Cave-Penney, Head of Alliances: „Das Teilen von Dokumenten und die Zusammenarbeit zwischen internen und externen Anwendern in Unternehmen wird für CIOs und IT-Abteilungen zu einem immer wichtigeren Thema. Dank der Capgemini Partnerschaft mit Box sind wir in der Lage, die Sicherheit und Zugriffskontrolle bis zur Dateiebene zu gewährleisten. Darüber hinaus können wir über eine Reihe von hybrid Cloud-Modellen mit unseren Kunden zusammenarbeiten – und unser Angebot im digitalen und mobilen Segment zu komplettieren

Frankreich – Kernel Networks, Marc Rousselet, Consulting Division Director: „„Der Markt für Unternehmens-File Share und –Synchronisierungslösungen wird mit Annahme von Personal Cloud Services schnell wachsen. Darüber hinaus sind immer mehr IT-Strategien darauf ausgerichtet, die Vorteile des SaaS-Anwendungsmodells zu nutzen. KERNEL Networks wird in diesem neuen Markt in Frankreich, Luxemburg und der Schweiz eine Schüsselrolle übernehmen. Wir freuen uns, unseren Kunden Box als eine Kernkomponente in ihrer mobilen sowie Cloud-Strategie anbieten zu können."

Deutschland – Bechtle-Comsoft, Mathias Schick, Head of Software 360: „Wir haben uns für eine Partnerschaft mit Box entschieden, um ein Marktsegment mit Produkten anzusprechen, die wir vorher angeboten hatten. Box erfüllt die Anforderungen von Kunden und für uns ist es wichtig, solche Anwendungen als Teil unseres Produktportfolios anbieten zu können.“

Schweden – EVRY, Jesper Viktor, Digital Business Manager: „Box ist aus Unternehmensperspektive eine perfekte Lösung. Dies gilt insbesondere für Firmen, die eine Zusammenarbeit zwischen Mitarbeitern, Kunden und Partnern ermöglichen wollen. Unsere Enterprise Mobility-Services erfordern eine gute mobile Zusammenarbeit sowie intelligenten Funktionen, zum Beispiel im Hinblick auf das Teilen von Dokumenten. . Für uns ist es wichtig, mit Marktführern wie Box zusammenzuarbeiten, die hochwertige Produkte entwickeln.“

Niederlande – CRMWaypoint, Ton van der Meer, CEO: „Wir stellen bei unseren Kunden und potenziellen Neukunden eine zunehmende Nachfrage nach enger Integration in ihre Salesforce-CRM-Lösung und Dokumentenverwaltung fest. Wir sind davon überzeugt, dass es nur ein Enterprise Content Management System gibt, das sicher, zuverlässig und komplett in Salesforce integrierbar ist. Dank unserer Partnerschaft mit Box bieten wir unseren Kunden jetzt eine vollständigere und überzeugende Lösung an.“

Über Box

Ziel von Box ist es, Unternehmen zu helfen, produktiver, wettbewerbsfähiger und leistungsfähiger zu sein. Zu diesem Zweck werden Menschen und ihre wichtigsten Informationen miteinander vernetzt. Inhalte auf Box lassen sich sicher und einfach über das Internet, iOS, Android und Windows Phone Applikationen teilen und darauf zugreifen. Außerdem gehören dazu Partner-Anwendungen wie Google Apps, NetSuite und Salesforce. Der Firmensitz von Box ist in Los Altos, USA. Box ist ein privat gehaltenes Unternehmen, das von Venture Capital Firmen und strategischen Investoren unterstützt wird. Weitere Informationen zu Box sind zu finden unter: www.box.com.

1 Forrester Research, Inc. „The Forrester Wave™: Plattformen zur Synchronisation und Weitergabe von Dateien, Q3 2013“ von Ted Schadler und Rob Koplowitz, 10. Juli 2013

2 Gartner „MarketScope-Analyse für die Dateisynchronisierung und -freigabe in Unternehmen“ von Monica Basso, Jeffrey Mann, 12. Februar 2013

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